All posts tagged "pollution"
Paris Tests Electric Driverless Minibus to Fight Pollution
"Let's see how people will adopt them, how they will react in a vehicle without a driving wheel and no driver"
- Posted January 23, 2017
EPA awards $1.6M grant to help cut pollution in Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding a $1.6 million grant to help cut pollution at Puerto Rico’s largest seaport and along the island’s west coast. Officials said Tuesday that $1.2 million will be...
- Posted December 13, 2016
Havana tries to get its chaotic commercial areas in order
HAVANA — Known for chaotic avenues filled with car-dodging pedestrians, balconies that discharge waterfalls onto sidewalks and reggaeton played at deafening volume, Havana wants to clean up its streets. Havana authorities have passed new city codes meant...
- Posted November 25, 2016
Wait and worry in Florida as polluted water goes down sinkhole
MULBERRY, Fla. — Neighbors of an unplugged sinkhole sending contaminated water and fertilizer plant waste cascading into Florida’s main drinking-water aquifer are fearful, and fuming that it took three weeks for them to be notified about the...
- Posted September 29, 2016
EPA Moves to Regulate Climate-Warming Airliner Pollution
To use authority under Clean Air Act to impose limits on emissions
- Posted July 25, 2016
UN: Shorter Working Hours May Be Needed To Save Environment
Saving the environment may require people to work shorter hours in the future, according to a United Nations report released Wednesday
- Posted July 20, 2016
AP Sources: VW to Pay Near $10.2B to Settle Emissions Claims
Money mainly to compensate 482,000 owners of cars with engines programmed to cheat on emissions tests
- Posted June 24, 2016
Report: Cheap Natural Gas Leads to More Plants and Pollution
Watchdog Group Warns Emissions Could Jumo to 16%
- Posted February 29, 2016
NYC: Deal Reduces Tourism Helicopter Traffic by 50 Percent
NEW YORK – Helicopter operators carrying tourists over New York City landmarks have agreed to a gradual reduction in tours to 50 percent by next year, meaning tens of thousands fewer trips and quieter homes and neighborhoods,...
- Posted January 31, 2016
US Coal Production Falls to Lowest Level in Nearly 30 Years
WASHINGTON – U.S. coal production has fallen to its lowest level in nearly 30 years as cheaper sources of power and stricter environmental regulations reduce demand, according to preliminary government figures. A report released Friday by the...
- Posted January 8, 2016